Our Lawyers

500 - 221 West Esplanade
North Vancouver BC V7M 3J3
Tel: (604) 988-5201
Fax: (604) 988-1452

Email: 
vsinger [at] ratcliff.com
Assistant: 
Karen Murphy
kmurphy [at] ratcliff.com

Veronica A. Singer

Associate

Veronica is an experienced business lawyer with many years of practice advising small to mid-sized businesses, First Nations, and not-for-profit organizations.  She has a particular interest in advising women in business.  As part of her practice Veronica advises clients at every stage of their business life on matters relating to:

  • Initial start-up, including incorporation and organization of companies, partnerships and joint ventures, drafting shareholders and partnership agreements, and creating appropriate governance structures.
  • Ongoing operational issues including drafting sales and services templates and terms and conditions, consulting, marketing, licensing and distribution agreements, leases, waivers, and non-competition, non-disclosure agreements.
  • Expansion matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, additional investors, financing and securitization.
  • Commercial real estate transactions including purchases and sales, leases, financing and construction and development agreements.
  • Technology and intellectual property issues including software licensing agreements, IT servicing agreements, equipment leases and trade mark protection.
  • Not-for profit matters including incorporations (federal and provincial), compliance and regulatory issues and ongoing advice regarding governance and operations.

Veronica is an avid runner, snow-shoer and cyclist with a passion for the North Shore trails.  She is thoroughly enjoying raising her three teenage children.

Education: 
  • 1989 –University of British Columbia (LLB)
  • 1986 – Carleton University (BA hons.)
Professional and Other Memberships: 
  • Law Society of British Columbia (1995)
  • Law Society of Upper Canada (1991)
  • Canadian Bar Association (Women Lawyer’s Forum, SOGIC, Business and Aboriginal Law)
  • Member – Solicitor’s Roster – ProBono BC
  • Executive Member at Large - National Women Lawyers Forum - Canadian Bar Association 
Community Involvement: 
  • West Coast LEAF - Director